Services and Functions

The Office of the City Agriculturist carries the responsibility to promote growth and development of agriculture sector in the City of Imus and increase farmers’ real income and improve their quality of life beyond bare subsistence level thru effective agricultural delivery system. The mandate pre-supposes the development of the capabilities of the farming families by providing them with knowledge on the latest research findings, innovations and skills together with the adoption/introduction of viable agricultural projects that will cater to the needs of the populace of the City; basically on food security.

Frontline Services

A. Food Production Program

  • Render Technical Assistance to Farmers and other clienteles engage in Food Production Program.

B. Livestock Production and Management Program

  1. Production Support Services
  2. Animal Health Program
  3. Slaughterhouse Operation and Management

C. Inland Fish Production

D. Support Services

E. Technology Demonstration

  1. Rice Techno Demo
  2. Training
  3. Soil Analysis Services
  4. Price Monitoring
  5. City Plant Nursery

F. Other Frontline Service we Offer
Farmers Information and Technology Services (FITS) Center

G. Assistance to Organizational Development

Rice Production Program

Provide Technical Assistance to farmers engaging in Rice Production

Requirements:
1. Coordinate their concern direct to agriculture office
2. The farmer must be present during schedule farm visitation

How to avail of the services?

 STEP  TIME FRAME  PERSON IN-CHARGE
1.  The farmer must directly inform the Agriculture Office and/or Agricultural Technologist assigned in their area on what assistance their need

Direct provision of technical assistance to farmer

10-15 minutes  

Sixto M. Arandia (Mun. Agriculturist)

Prescilda D. Igtiben (Admin. Asst. II)

Rosalina A. Gelera (Agri. II)

Adelina R. Crucillo  (Agri. II)

Robert R. Marges   (AT)

Severa S. Ravelo     (AT)

Agnes A. Aranzaso (AT)

Zenaida D. de Guzman (AT)

*Each AT has their respective barangay coverage assignments

2. Schedule the actual farm visitation if so necessary

 

 

Conduct of actual farm visitation/provide technical assistance to farmers

 

30 minutes/farmer  

Sixto M. Arandia (Mun. Agriculturist)

Rosalina A. Gelera (Agri. II)

Adelina R. Crucillo (Agri. II)

Robert R. Marges (AT)

Severa S. Ravelo    (AT)

Agnes A. Aranzaso (AT)

Zenaida D. de Guzman (AT)

*Depending upon the availability of seeds

Distribution of Certified Rice Seeds to Farmers

Requirements:
Directly coordinate with the City Agriculturist and/or Agricultural Technologist concern that they need Rice Seeds

How to avail of the services?

 STEP  TIME FRAME  PERSON IN-CHARGE 
1. Check their farm record from the master list of farmers compiled by the Agricultural Technologist (AT) assigned in the area 2-3 minutes Sixto M. Arandia and all ATs involved in  Rice Production
2. Distribution of rice seeds to farmers 5 minutes Sixto M. Arandia and all ATs involved in Rice Production
3. Signing the prescribe form

To for the list of recipients For Palay Seeds

2 minutes Sixto M. Arandia and all ATs involved in Rice Production
4. Recording of the AT of the possible date/season of planting 2 minutes Sixto M. Arandia and all ATs involved in Rice Production

**Depending upon the availability of Seeds

Vegetable Production Project

Provide technical assistance to farmers/other clients engaging in vegetable production

Requirements:
1. Coordinate their concern direct to agriculture office.
2. The farmer must be present during schedule farm visitation.

How to avail of the services?

 
STEP
 
TIME FRAME
 
PERSON IN-CHARGE
 
1. The farmer must directly inform the Agriculture Office and/or ATs concern assign in their area on what assistance they need 10-15 minutes  

Sixto M. Arandia (Mun.  Agriculturist)

Prescilda D. Igtiben (Admn. Asst. II)

Rosalina A. Gelera (Agri. II)

Adelina R. Crucillo (Agri. II)

Robert R. Marges  (AT)

Zenaida D. de Guzman (AT)

Severa S. Ravelo (AT)

Agnes A. Aranzaso (AT)

Direct provision of technical assistance to farmer 30 minutes  

Lydia G. Nuestro

Lourdes N. Janohan

2.Schedule the actual farm visitation if so necessary

Conduct of actual farm visitation/provide technical assistance

30 minutes  

Sixto M. Arandia (Mun. Agriculturist)

Rosalina A. Gelera (Agri. II)

Adelina R. Crucillo (Agri. II0

Robert R. Marges (AT)

Zenaida D. de Guzman (AT)

Severa S. Ravelo (AT)

Agnes A. Aranzaso (AT)

Personnel from the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist assigned to Imus as their radiation area for High Valued Commercial Crops (HVCC)

Distribution of Vegetable Seeds to Farmers

Directly coordinate to the City Agriculturist and/or AT’s concern that they need vegetable seeds

How to avail of the services?

STEP TIME FRAME PERSON IN-CHARGE
 

1. Check their farm record from the master list of farmers compiled by the Agricultural Technologist (AT) assigned in the area

 

2-3 minutes  

Sixto M. Arandia (Mun. Agriculturist)

Prescilda D. Igtiben (Admin. Asst. II)

and all ATs involved in Vegetable Production

 

2. Distribution of vegetable seeds to farmers

 

5 minutes  

Sixto M. Arandia (Mun. Agriculturist)

Prescilda D. Igtiben (Admn. Asst. II)

and all ATs involved in Vegetable Production

 

3. Signing the prescribe form to for the list of recipients for  Vegetable Seeds

 

2 minutes  

Sixto M. Arandia (Mun. Agriculturist)

Prescilda D. Igtiben (Adm. Asst. II)

and all ATs involved in Vegetable Production

 

4. Recording of the AT of the possible date/season of  planting

 

2 minutes  

Sixto M. Arandia (Mun. Agriculturist)

Prescilda D. Igtiben (Adm. Asst. II)

and all ATs involved in Vegetable Production

Gulayan Project

Establishment of Community/Institutional Gardening Project along  pilot Barangays/subdivisions/schools and other institution.

Requirements:
1. Letter request from Barangay Officials/Homeowner Officers/Schools Garden In-charge and others who are willing to establish vegetable garden project and have available space for the purpose.

How to avail of the services?

STEP TIME FRAME PERSON IN-CHARGE
 

1. Submission of request to the Office of the Mayor or to the Office of the City Agriculturist for Approval

 

5 minutes  

Sixto M. Arandia (Mun. Agriculturist)

Prescilda D. Igtiben (Adm. Asst. II)

Requesting Party

 

2. Preparation of Project

Proposal stipulating all the needed materials and the obligation both the proponent and the LGU concern

 

24 hours  

Sixto M. Arandia

and AT assigned in the area

 

 

3.Purchase of the needed materials

 

4 hours  

Sixto M. Arandia (Mun. Agriculturist)

Prescilda D. Igtiben (Adm. Asst. II)

Requesting Party

 

 

4. Land Clearing/Flatbed preparation/seedbed preparation/seed sowing

 

4 hours  

Requesting Party

 

 

5. Implementation of the project (Transplanting of seedlings)

 

 

Recipient or garden worker with the supervision of agriculturist/AT’s assigned in the area

 

Animal Health Care and Management

Requirements:
1. Coordinate to the Agriculture Office regarding concerns on animal health care and  management

  • If concerns requires visitation of the animal or farm, the farmer must be present during the visitation
  • For vaccinations and deworming, request letter must be made by the requesting Barangay/Subdivision addressed to the Office of the Mayor or directly to the Office of the City Agriculturist

How to avail of the services?

STEP TIME FRAME PERSON IN-CHARGE
A. PREVENTION OF DISEASE/S
1. Hemosepticemia and Animal Deworming
 

a) After receiving the request letter, schedule is set if when to conduct the vaccination or deworming

 

 

5 minutes

 

 

Sixto M. Arandia (Mun. Agriculturist)

Prescilda D. Igtiben (Adm. Asst. II)

Maribel A. Depayso (Veterinarian III)

Gilbert G. Remulla (Livestock Inspector)

 

 

b) The requesting party will be informed about the schedule and if both agrees on the said schedule then the vaccination/deworming will push through on the scheduled date

 

 

10 minutes

 

 

Sixto M. Arandia (Mun. Agriculturist)

Prescilda D. Igtiben (Adm. Asst. II)

Maribel A. Depayso (Veterinarian III)

Gilbert G. Remulla (Livestock Inspector)

 

 

c) On the vaccination/ deworming proper, the owner of the animal will be interviewed and the needed information regarding his animal will be recorded

 

 

10 minutes

 

 

Maribel A. Depayso (Veterinarian III)

Gilbert G. Remulla (Livestock Inspector)

 

 

d) After the interview, the vaccinator will vaccinate or deworm the animal

 

 

3-5 minutes

 

 

Maribel A. Depayso (Veterinarian III)

Gilbert G. Remulla (Livestock Inspector)

 

2. Anti-rabies Vaccination

Mass Vaccination

 

a) After receiving the request letter, schedule of vaccination is set

 

 

3 minutes

 

 

Sixto M. Arandia (Mun. Agriculturist)

Maribel A. Depayso (Veterinarian III)

Gilbert G. Remulla (Livestock Inspector)

 

 

b) The requesting party will be informed regarding the schedule

 

 

3-5 minutes

 

 

Prescilda D. Igtiben (Adm. Asst. II)

Barangay Secretariat

 

 

c) On the vaccination proper, the owner will be at the registration area.

Needed information of both owner and animal will be recorded.

 

 

5 minutes

 

 

Agricultural Tecnologist assigned in the area

 

 

d) Pet owner will pay the registration fee (P100.00/hd.). A receipt will be given to him.

 

 

5 minutes

 

 

Revenue Collector

 

 

e) Animal (s) will be examined by the Vet. or L.I. before vaccinating.

Only healthy animals will be vaccinated.

 

 

3 minutes

 

 

Maribel A. Depayso (Veterinarian III)

Gilbert G. Remulla (Livestock Inspector)

 

 

f) Animal Registration Tag and Vaccination Card will be issued to the pet owner

 

 

Maribel A. Depayso (Veterinarian III)

Gilbert G. Remulla (Livestock Inspector)

Prescilda D. Igtiben (Adm. Asst. II)

 

Mission and Vision

VISION

Dynamic rural communities thriving with new breed of farmer-entrepreneurs who do profitable business out of agriculture in a society characterized by freedom and equity.

MISSION

To promote growth and development in agriculture and increase farmers’ and fishers’ real income and improve their quality of life beyond bare subsistence level toward the attainment of food security in a society characterized by justice and equity.

Organization

Mr. Sixto M. Arandia

City Agriculturist

Office Of The City Agriculturist

2nd Floor

New Imus City Hall Building

(046) 471-0677